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Sausage to Lycra and back

Thursday had been a busy day – cooking. I started by making several batches of shepherd’s pie mixture with my special ingredient that is the leftover meat and sauce from a Kleftiko (Slow cooked lamb that originated during the time … Continue reading

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2013 End of Year Report

WordPress send out some statistics for the blog at the end of the year and although my entries since we closed the Post Office have been few and far between, a few stats are worth sharing. A New York City … Continue reading

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BAMPTON FAIR DAY – An unforgettable day (and the day after)

When we ran the Post Office (our sub branch not the company) we looked forward to Bampton Fair Day with trepidation.  On the one hand we would have a day off and close the shop as it saved a lot … Continue reading

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Bampton Heritage & Visitor Centre

The brand new Bampton Heritage & Visitor Centre opens on 14thSeptember, inside the back of Bampton’s St Michael & All Angels church. Opening hours Wednesday-Saturday 11am to 3pm Sunday 1pm to 3pm At times these published hours may be altered due to … Continue reading

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Good Samaritans

On Sunday I had a pleasant day at the cricket watching Somerset defeat local rivals Gloucestershire and even though my other half was picking me up I only succumbed to one pint of beer all day My other half picked … Continue reading

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Tom Jones to James Bond, an eBay story

Following up my blog about me putting my toe in the water of the eBay ocean I have a little interesting story about one of the items I managed to sell.   As I mentioned, my mother was sorting out … Continue reading

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Muffin the Mule

I was showing my daughter a photo of me at a very early age.     Evidently it was taken in Lewis’s in Leeds – 195?.   However, she didn’t know who Muffin the Mule was!   So, I just … Continue reading

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